Coworker went to a Red Hat conference. Brought me back some swag.

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"disable adblock if you don't see the captcha"

<closes tab>

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Pixelfed will be a year old in a few days.

I'm a high school dropout that has never taken any CS or computer classes.

Web development is just a hobby of mine, I work in the auto industry.

I'm so proud of this project, I never would have imagined that I could make something like this.

Thank you for helping me realize credentialism isn't so important as you think. ❤️ :pixelfed:

My toddler is smarter than me.

There! I admitted it!

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The @blender community have done it again! Behold Spring, Blender's new film. Beautiful designs and fantastic effects show how you can create professional, Hollywood-grade CGI using Free Software. Congrats Blender!

If you are getting a Pepper and Carrot vibe, it is no coincidence: @davidrevoy, creator of P&C, used @krita to design the look of the film:

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You know what’s awesome? Essentially everyone with a computer has access to literally unbreakable encryption if they choose to learn how to use it. That’s an underrated accomplishment.

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DiRT 4 for Linux (from Feral Interactive) out March 28th!

Minimum specs to play:

* OS: Ubuntu 18.04
* Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-3225 3.3ghz​
* GPU: 2GB Nvidia 680, 2GB AMD R9 285 (GCN 3rd Gen and above) or better​
* System RAM: 4 GB RAM
* Storage: 39GB

DiRT 4 is all about embracing that danger. It’s about the thrill, exhilaration and adrenaline that is absolutely vital to off-road racing.

#DiRT4 #FeralInteractive #rally #linuxgaming #racing

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Here are the release notes for MATE Desktop 1.22 🎉 Thanks to all the upstream contributors for their hard work 👨‍💻👩‍💻


MATE 1.22 released

I'll never understand the hostility of some towards snap/flatpak/appimage. In various corners of the internet I see people talking about how much "they suck" and how their distribution shouldn't support them.

But why deprive their users of choice? If I want to sell my soul to Spotify, then I'll be damned if I let a Linux distro stop me.

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We think of plants as stationary beings, but they're not. They just live on different timescales to animals like us.

All plants move, their leaves jostling amongst each other, trying to catch the optimal amount of light. But mostly, we don't notice.

Sometimes, I catch my plants moving when their leaves brush past each other. Usually after I adjust their lights, the fussy little things.

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Give a person a program and frustrate them for a day.

Teach a person to program and frustrate them for a lifetime.

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I am DONE with technology.

I'm going to become Amish.

Amish is when you only use OpenBSD base, right?

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openrsync is a clean-room implementation of rsync with a BSD (ISC) license. It is designed to be compatible with a modern rsync.

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I don't disagree with Tim Cook, but this also irks me. I have no belief that Apple has any concerns for my privacy or anybody else's privacy beyond the fact that it hurts Google and Google competes with Apple.

"Apple CEO Tim Cook: It's Time for Action on Data Privacy"

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I've been watching the announcements coming out of CES, and I'm torn. I love the idea of smart homes, cars, and devices. The problem here is that Google and Amazon are dominating that market, and neither have any respect for personal privacy. I want projects like Mycroft to compete here, but they're not even a blip on the radar right now. Right now, it looks like winner of the battle between the two titans will control our information in the future. We don't get a say.

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I don't know if these allegations are true or not, but even if they are, I have little sympathy for Microsoft. It sounds like a play right out of their playbook.

"Former Edge intern says Google sabotaged Microsoft's browser"

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Doom was released 25 years ago today. It was about 2.39 MB, the size of an average webpage today. News sites average closer to 8 MB.

Please shotgun the javascript demons and make more efficient & accessible websites.

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